How the WE-ACT Project is Uniting Stakeholders to Improve Water Management in Central Asia

In this blog, we explore how the WE-ACT project is transforming water management in Central Asia. Discover how the project is uniting stakeholders from across borders, promoting dialogue, and aligning with European values of regional collaboration. Learn about the key activities and achievements that are paving the way for a more sustainable approach to managing the Syr Darya, Naryn, and Karadarya rivers amidst climate change.

WE-ACT Team Discovering the Fergana Valley

During the WE-ACT team’s field trip to Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley, the team explored the area’s rich cultural heritage and natural beauty, gaining invaluable insights into the local water management systems. The region has two important hydrological monuments the Andijan Dam and Reservoir, which are vital for irrigation and water supply. The team observed both traditional and modern irrigation techniques employed by local farmers. This experience highlighted the region’s pressing challenges in water allocation and underscored the importance of sustainable water management practices, which are essential for balancing development with environmental preservation.